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Tamiya 1/48 Ki-61i Hien

by Frank Steffens on March 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 22 Comments

Here is Tamiya’s 1/48th Scale Hi-61I Hien finished as “Blue 24”, Captain Teruhiko Kobayashi’s mount from February to April, 1945. Of the six victories depicted by the kill marks, one is for ramming a B-29. The 244th Flight Group at […]

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Harrier Gr.7 – ZG-501 (1996)

by Christian Ristits on March 12, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

Dear Mates, here my recent finished build, a Harrier Gr.7 from Eduards Ltd. Edition. I have to say that this kit was my personally nightmare, I had a lot of troubles with it (was not always the fault of the […]

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Water Wings group build recap

by Jaime Carreon on March 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 8 Comments

The Water Wings Group build has ended, so here is a quick recap of the models that have been submitted so far. 22 members in the group built the 11 models you see here, though I suspect there are a […]

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Junkers J.1 (Eduard 1/72)

by Mladen Janjic on March 11, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

Just finished 🙂 I am pleased with the final result. The model is fine for work, no major problems. Painted with Tamiya and Humbrol paints. Cheers mates, Mladen.

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P-47D Whoooo 1/32 Eduard / Hasegawa

by Artur Domanski on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 16 Comments

P-47D-26-RA, Lt. James R. Hopkins, 509th FS, 405th FG, 9th AF, Ophoven, Belgium, March 1945 HGW – belt Master – barrels Paint – MR Paint, Tamiya

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1/72 Airfix MiG-15

by Tom Rodgers on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

I did this kit a few months back. It is an attempt to depict the MiG-15 at the Planes of Fame Museum at Chino, CA. It “started life” as a 1970’s Airfix “baggie” kit, hence there were SOME fit and […]

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Airfix 1/72 Cessna 0-1F Bird Dog

by Tom Bebout on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

Thought for once I would do a quick fun build over a week end. And here it is, the old Airfix 0-1 Bird Dog. What a tiny model for me to be doing. The old decals pretty much fell apart […]

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Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat in 1/48.

by Tony Prince on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 31 Comments

Long a favourite of mine, I waited for a better kit than the Academy offering but have not found one. Unfortunately the HB kit seems to suffer from a number of issues which made me stick to what I had […]

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Dornier Do 24K, A49-5, 41 Sqn RAAF Townsville Qld 1943.

by Allan John Withers on March 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 24 Comments

1/72 Italeri, I modified the nose turret and added a Falcon vac part, hinged the guns, modified the engines and cowls and added sprue exhausts, added plastic tube and brass wire to the engines, propellers, added rudder pedals, finished in […]

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1/48 Hasegawa Nakajima built A6M2-N “Rufe” Type 2 float plane

by Louis Gardner on March 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 41 Comments

It’s been a little while since I have posted any of my builds here. I’ve been really busy with moderating the Midway Group build, while trying to get a few more planes built before the 75th Anniversary of Midway in […]